Press Releases

  • Public Notice: CWAC Conference Call Meeting – May 1, 2017

    April 28, 2017

    PUBLIC NOTICE The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) will hold a conference call meeting on May 1, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.   Time:                    1:00 p.m. Dial-in Instructions: 1) Dial +1.408.740.7256 (US) or … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee Seeks Seed and Trait Specialist

    April 26, 2017

    The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee is seeking a highly motivated, passionate, business-minded, collaborative individual to lead the Plains Gold wheat variety brand efforts in Colorado. Qualified individuals may send resumes to the Colorado Wheat offices at: 4026 South Timberline Road, Suite … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Organizations Seek Executive Director

    March 31, 2017

    The three Colorado Wheat organizations ( Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee, Colorado Association of Wheat Growers, and Colorado Wheat Research Foundation) are seeking a highly motivated, passionate, business-minded, collaborative individual to lead wheat production, promotion, and research efforts in Colorado. Qualified … Continue reading

  • Public Notice: CWAC and CAWG Joint Board Meeting – April 7 , 2017

    March 31, 2017

    PUBLIC NOTICE The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) and the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will hold a joint public meeting on Friday, April 7 , 2017. Place:                    CoBank Center … Continue reading

  • Public Notice: CWAC and CAWG Joint Board Meeting – February 10, 2017

    January 28, 2017

      PUBLIC NOTICE The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) and the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will hold a joint public meeting on Friday, February 10, 2017. Place:                    Embassy Suites 7001 Yampa Street Denver, CO 80249 Time:                     7:30 … Continue reading

  • 2017 CWAC/CAWG Annual County Meetings and Elections

    December 19, 2016

    December 19, 2016, Fort Collins, Colo.- Colorado wheat farmers are invited to attend and participate in the annual county business meetings and elections jointly sponsored by the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) and Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG). The … Continue reading

  • CWAC, CAWG, CWRF Announce 2016 Colorado Wheat Industry Award Winners

    December 5, 2016

    December 5, 2016, Fort Collins, Colorado – It is tradition for the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG), Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC), and the Colorado Wheat Research Foundation (CWRF) to present Colorado Wheat awards when someone has provided exceptional … Continue reading

  • Public Notice- CWAC and CAWG Meeting December 2, 2016

    November 16, 2016

      PUBLIC NOTICE   The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) and the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will hold a joint public meeting on Friday, December 2, 2016.   Place:                    Longmeadow Game Resort and Event Center 8604 County Road … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat to Host 2016 Colorado Agricultural Summit

    November 16, 2016

            Colorado Wheat to Host 2016 Colorado Agricultural Summit Global Market Outlook – Consumer Trends Driving Business Decisions – Election Review, Legislative Session Preview FORT COLLINS, CO – The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC), Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG), … Continue reading

  • Wheat Growers Urge Congressional Leadership to Allow a Vote on TPP

    November 10, 2016

    Press Releases Wheat Growers Urge Congressional Leadership to Allow a Vote on TPP WASHINGTON D.C. — Nine months ago, following the signing of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) … Continue reading

  • CAWG Scholarship Applications Open

    October 18, 2016

    News Release Two CAWG Scholarships for Colorado High School Seniors October 17, 2016, Fort Collins, Colo. – The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will award two $1,000 scholarships to Colorado high school seniors. The applicants’ parents, grandparents, or legal … Continue reading

  • USDA Issues Safety-Net Payments to Colorado Farmers in Response to 2015 Market Downturn

    October 13, 2016

    USDA Issues Safety-Net Payments to Colorado Farmers in Response to 2015 Market Downturn   (Denver, Colorado), October 13. 2016 – USDA Colorado Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Leland Swenson, announced that approximately 19,000 Colorado farms that enrolled in safety-net … Continue reading

  • Colorado Breaks Record for Yield per Acre in Winter Wheat Production

    October 6, 2016

    Colorado Breaks Record for Yield per Acre in Winter Wheat Production   October 5, 2016, Fort Collins, Colo. – USDA announced September 30, 2016 that Colorado winter wheat production broke a record in 2016, with an average yield of 48 … Continue reading

  • 2016 CSU Crops Testing Overview

    September 22, 2016

    2016 CSU Crops Testing Overview Video with Dr. Jerry Johnson presenting: http://bit.ly/2crJzvy   2016 “Making Better Decisions” booklet: wheatreport_2016

  • NAWG and CAWG Applauds Senate Prioritization of Farm Economy Amidst Low Prices

    September 21, 2016

    Today, the Senate Agriculture Committee is holding a hearing on the Current State of the Farm Economy, with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testifying. The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) submitted testimony to the Committee discussing the dire economic conditions … Continue reading

  • 2016 Centennial Farms

    September 6, 2016

    Centennial Farms Program In 1986 the Colorado Centennial Farms program was created by Governor Richard D. Lamm, the Colorado Historical Society (now History Colorado) and the Colorado Department of Agriculture to recognize the important role agriculture has played in our … Continue reading

  • CWAC and CAWG August Board Meeting

    July 25, 2016

      PUBLIC NOTICE The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) and the Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will hold a joint public meeting on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. Place:  Ameristar 111 Richman Street BlackHawk, CO 80422 Time:                     8:30 a.m. … Continue reading

  • CWAC and CAWG 2016-17 Board Announcement

    July 13, 2016

    July 13, 2016—- Fort Collins, Colorado—–The Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) announces receipt of the Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture, Don Brown’s, appointments for the 2016-17 Wheat Administrative Committee Board of Control. The most recent appointments mark a departure from the … Continue reading

  • Congressman Ken Buck joins Colorado Wheat Tour

    July 1, 2016

      July 1, 2016, Fort Collins, Colo. – On June 29, 2016, Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) and Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) hosted Congressman Ken Buck (R – CO) on a tour of the wheat industry in Colorado’s … Continue reading

  • Seed to Glass Collaboration

    June 17, 2016

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2016 Colorado truly is the state of purple mountains majesty and amber waves of grain. Colorado also calls itself the “State of Craft Beer”, and there is currently exciting new work being done to … Continue reading